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Jul 23, 2011 7:30pm EDT
economy bigger. the senate minority leader says that mr. obama wants big government, not a big economy. >> republicans have tried to persuade the president of the need for a course correction. but weeks of negotiations have shown that his commitment to big government is simply too great to lead to the kind of long-term reforms we need. >> question. when the negotiations started, president obama was looking for a big deal. $4 trillion in spending cuts and tax hikes. has the big deal turned into a big fizzle, pat buchanan? >> it has not, john. did it for awhile but now it is back, and we're talking about something close to adds 4 trillion deal. the president is deep in negotiations with boehner and cantor, and here are the terms. you raise the debt ceiling, at the same time there are 3 trillion in cuts, and they deal with social security and medicare. there is no revenue enhancement. however, you get together some kind of commission which what it does, john, it drops tax rates in return for giving away these deductions, exemptions, allowances, breaks, which in effect is pure reaganism. t
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 11:00pm EDT
? >>> also tonight a health alert, big news that impacts millions with sleep apnea. how to reverse the damage. >>> plus the truth about the debt ceiling. we breakdown what really happens if there's no deal by august 2nd. >>> but first as of now the storms are finally winding down. >> but time to get ready for dangerous heat. topper shutt joins us from the weather center. top? >> 9 today, just going to get -- 95 today, just going to get hotter tomorrow. the heat advisory has been posted now you folks up in frederick county and loudoun county are technically not in the advisory. gaithersburg and montgomery county and the district and frederick county and points south, either side of 95 in the advisory. it still feels like 84 downtown and 82 in hagerstown. don't exercise in the evening, exercise if the morning and so heat advisory means the heat index is between 105 and 109. exercise in the morning because the peak heating of the day is actually about 5:00 in the evening. all right, live doppler 9000 hd the storms are finally pushing through. the warnings just cleared. just about 60 secon
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
whip them out here and there. >> looking good. >> we try. the big flag tie on because it's the 4th of july. happy 255th. that's if i'm doing my math right. >> freedom from great britain, that a lot of people don't know. >> you're right. that's stunning. reputation on back on the day. >> let's go to weather before we really get in trouble. talking about temperatures in the 70s. 81 by 9:00. 89 by noon. code orange alert day. unhealthy for sensitive groups. any respiratory ailments, young and old, limit your outside time. yes, a thunderstorm symbol. we could see a few more thunderstorms this afternoon. potentially a couple of strong ones. big ones yesterday moving away. overnight a few showers out of west virginia. they have pretty much fizzled. 60s in new york state. pennsylvania, in the 70s. 80 in raleigh. warm across the eastern u.s., even into places like des moines and chicago and the great lakes. they are still in the 60s. check it out. holding below the 90-degree mark around the bay. most of us 90 to 91 and 92. kris is checking out the roads. >> reporter: 395 northbound into th
CBS
Jul 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
big question now of course, who will be the redskins starting quarterback? we will talk about it in half an hour at 5:30. surae and mike. >> no i want to know how. just kidding. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i'm not ready yet. they are in my ear. back to you guys. >> things start to change the way it is, and we could find out in the next hour, who knows. >> the son of marion berry could be behind bars for a little longer. >> mayor christopher berry pled guilty yesterday to federal drug charges. in may shorts found save sandwich bags of pot and pcp in his apartment. officers were called in for some sort of a dispute when they found the pot in his apartment. >>> supporters in the district are tired of bureaucratic delays, and they are want the new medical marijuana law to be implemented all at once. one person speaking out at the rally, ervin rosefield. a medical marijuana patient and writer. >>> the former godfather's pizza ceo said they had the right to ban islamic mosques and said he would not want a muslim leader in his administration. yesterday he said he is truly sorry for his comme
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Jul 25, 2011 4:30am EDT
island retreat for young people. >> another politician is in big trouble, accused of roughing up a woman sexually. oregon congressman david wu has been facing calls to resign since the allegations surfaced. democratic house leader nancy pelosi has called for an ethics investigation. a woman accuses wu of aggressive and unwanted sexual behavior after last year's election. he says he will not step down. there are reports that the oregon democrat will not seek re-election in 2012. >>> the hotel maid accused dominique strauss-kahn of assault is speaking out publicly for the first time. the 32-year-old woman told "newsweek" magazine she wants the former international monetary fund leader to go to jail. she says he sexually assaulted her while she was working at a manhattan hotel in may. her photo appears on this week's cover of the magazine. the woman says she never wanted to be in the public eye but that she had no choice after questions about her credibility arose. >>> if maryland governor martin o'malley has his way, maryland will become the next state to allow same-sex marriages. th
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
grandchildren. >> it ends medicare making seniors pay more while giving tax breaks to big oil and corporations sending jobs overseas. >> all eyes now on a compromise measure created by the bipartisan gang of six that concludes a trillion bucks in higher taxes and 4 trillion in spending bucks. the president endorsed the senate plan today as did a surprising number of gop senators. the president says he's hoping congressional leaders will use this compromise plan as the basis for a final deal and start working on that one tomorrow. remember, the final deadline for that debt ceiling increase august the second. >>> right now police are on the scene of a deadly shooting in fairfax county. they found the victim shot to death inside his springfield home. matt jablow joins us live with the latest there from the crime scene. >> reporter: anita, it's one of those neighborhoods that are so quiet you can clearly heard the birds chirping so you can only imagine how surprised neighbors were when they heard a gunshot early this evening. >> it's a tragedy. >> reporter: it was right around 6:00 to
CBS
Jul 2, 2011 6:00pm EDT
eyes for dwi's. one big thing to celebrate this holiday weekend, lower gas prices. regular gas in the dc area is now averaging $3.60 a gallon down 8 cents from just one week ago and down 25 cents from a month ago. before we get too happy, keep in mind this time last year we were paying just $2.72 a gallon. to find the cheapest place to fill up in your neighborhood, head to our website, wusa9.com and click on the pain at the pump icon. some more good news this holiday weekend. this time for seafood lovers. maryland seafood dealers say crabs are plentiful. prices on the eastern shore are as low as $100 a bushel. prices are higher here in the washington area. the chesapeake bay population has been rebounding. despite a cold winter, the catch has been good so far this year. >>> still ahead on 9news, the worst wild fire in new mexico history showing no signs of slowing down. we'll tell you about the latest efforts to contain the blaze. but first, a day after being released from house arrest, the former head of the ims is no longer under house arrest. denny's new tour of america menu. 50 st
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Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
degree mark tomorrow, friday, saturday. we'll be close sunday. big storms last night. dropped over an inch and a half of rain. another batch toward midnight. this morning, things have quieted down. there is a touch of fog in areas to the west of washington out toward orange and stanton and oakland and petersburg. 75 in leesburg this morning. 70 in tappahannock. in annapolis, going out to do the hot yoga by the city dock, 76 degrees. angie, over to you. >>> thank you so much, howard. hello, everybody. entering the 6:00 hour, we continue to keep on that yellow light. right now, we're following breaking news out of arlington, virginia. it looks like things are improving out there. let's take it out live. what we have here was a bad wreck that happened early this morning. a police officer was very hurt. north glebe road was closed at washington boulevard. what we're seeing through our cameras and our crew on the scene there that the lanes of northbound glebe, those are getting by, southbound still shut down. still if you're going the other way, you might want to consider using 16th to uta
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Jul 26, 2011 3:05am EDT
carl speak on your behalf. what's the big deal? i'm just going to reason with him. go get abe. carl, you're my best friend in the world, but you're a hothead and a loudmouth. that's just when we have to play "good cop, bad cop." it's actually more "embarrassed cop and source of embarrassment cop." what's the problem? something wrong with your free food? listen, abe, i think you and samuel need to talk, you know? create an open dialogue. is this in any way to be considered official police business? no, just helping out a friend. then bye-bye, johnny law. you going to be a troublemaker? 'cause i don't need a troublemaker. hey, he's just a working man standing up for his rights. i wait tables, i wash dishes, i take out the trash. and all i want in return is the salary increase that you promised me. economic climate was much different when i make that promise. market crash! financial world go topsy-turvy. this is not morgan stanley, this is bacon and eggs! i don't have time for this nonsense. you go bus tables. don't you move. all right, all right. everybody just calm down. oh, oh. now
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 12:00pm EDT
ratings, it would have a big impact on the economy pushing up rates for mortgages, car loans and other debt. defaulting would be catastrophic. >> it would create a very severe financial shock that would have effects not only on the u.s. economy but the global economy. >> reporter: the president was demanding bots find common ground by tomorrow, but it looks like talks could extend into the weekend. danielle noddingham, cbs news. >> the white house has been lowering spending cuts offering less than $1.4 trillion over ten years. mostly in domestic and defense spending. >>> with just 19 days to go, wall street is chiming in telling lawmakers to get a deal done. jessica has more on that part of the debt dealing debate. >> reporter: lawmakers in washington are facing fresh pressure to make a deal as the president meets again with members of congress at the white house, wall street is growing increasingly worried that a plan won't come together in time. late yesterday, they moved a step closer to an unprecedented downgrade of the u.s.'s debt citing a possibility that both sides of the aisle
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 4:00am EDT
big stage collapsed at a music festival in ottawa, canada. the band cheap trick was playing at the ottawa blues fest when a severe thunderstorm hit. the band got off the stage safely. one person was seriously injured. >>> to the dangerous heat wave that's baking much of middle america with many areas suffering through triple-digit temperatures the oppressive and sticky weather isn't going away any time soon. it's expected to last all week and headed east. this morning at least 15 states are under excessive heats advisories, warnings or watches. most are in the midwest where cooling centers are overcrowded. cynthia bowers reports. >> reporter: it's been so hot for so long in oklahoma the government called for a statewide day of prayer in hope of some divine intervention. for 47 straight days, temperatures in oklahoma city have been 90 or more. there's been only one day below 100 so far this month and it's expected to be 100 degrees or more through at least friday. this summer searing heat is setting new standards. this month alone high temperature records have been tied or broken ei
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Jul 3, 2011 6:30pm EDT
weather center. how long is the weather with us and what does it mean for tomorrow's big holiday? >> we are expecting this to be around the rest of the night. severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight. here is a look at one of our tower cameras. it is pouring. water all over our lens here. in fact, you can hear the thunder rumbling outside our studios here. let's take a look at this severe thunderstorm watch and warning. right now live doppler 9000 shows us that we have got basically storms around the dc area. we have several in the dc area. let's zoom into show you what some of the storms are doing and where they are at. some holding hail just north of dc, south of silver spring where you see the purple color. that is where there is hail. damaging wind gusts as a possibility and some locally heavy rain which could lead to flash flooding. here are some of the areas that will be impacted. take a look. just in a couple minutes here. mt. pleasant. columbia heights. parkview. 6:32. out to the west some more storms heating out this way and you can see these storms are going t
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Jul 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
eventually go away. let's start with the big picture. you'll notice how the progression of the storms move down to the south. so we are looking at some pretty good storms down towards the northern neck in southern maryland. that's really just it except for one lonely storm. moving off to the south and east shortly. now you can see the big storms moving south and they are headed towards richmond headed into southeast virginia. but as far as we are concerned once we get rid of that second storm we are going to be in great shape. it is still a little toasty. not in the 90s but humid. 80 downtown. 81 in gaithersburg. 75 manassas. we will come back though and talk about when the low humidity arrives. >> thank you, topper. >>> investigators now looking into the source of an overnight fire in maryland. sky9 out over the scene where flames erupted from this huge pile of mulch out there. additional firefighters and water tankers had to be called in. the fire burned for hours before they brought it under control. luckily nobody hurt. >>> dr. phil is here. we talked to him about the debt ceiling
CBS
Jul 17, 2011 11:30am EDT
? >> i think the president is acting in good faith. i think he wants a big deal. i think he will take cuts that contracts won't want and take taxes. because his presidency and the future of the country -- he believes -- [everyone talking at once] >> socialistic. that what you're saying. >> vaguely socialistic, yes. >> when they came out with the report he said -- >> what is that report? >> that's a report that deals with the long-term deficit problems of this country. >> they recommend taxation, do they not. >> they had a whole series of recommendations, and the president said i will stand by what they did, except they're still waiting for him to stand by them. >> he's never taken it seriously, in not in his budget, not in his budget state, know when bowl simpson came city. not when they wanted a clean debt limit increase. so that he is winning a debate over the fiscal future of the country is astonishing! and. >> but he's keeping something else off page one! what is it? >> this is a genuine. >> the unemployment problem? it doesn't even figure in this. >> could not keep unemploym
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Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
baseball game for charity. the democrats won big. 8-2. now, with all of the trash talk and the focus on winning, gary nurenberg sees similarities between the debt negotiations and the big game. gary. >>. >> reporter: well, some differences too. you can see what is going on on the field. other differences? >> we don't have a clue what the rules are. there is no guarantee either side of the country will win. >> reporter: i hear they're playing ball . we have to be playing ball in the other venue. >> reporter: but it is hard ball. >> we play to win. we play to win. we didn't not a single one of us got down here coming in second. >> reporter: the democrats jumped to an early lead behind the pitching of louisiana's cedrick richmond who drove in a run with a long drive. it was quickly 6-0 democrats. philosophy for overcoming that deficit? >> you just do what the president does and scream foul ball about everything and walk off. >> reporter: okay, it's a stretch. but take it from one of baseball's legendary families. >> that's always been the legacy of my great-grandfather that you ge
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Jul 8, 2011 7:00pm EDT
report, log on to www.wusa9.com. >>> some other big stories we're following tonight, the woman -- appears in court. the latest in the lemon murder case. and for the final time, a shuttle blasts off into outer space. i'm andrea mckaren where the lu lu lemon trial -- it was a struggle so violent it crushed her skull and severed her spinal cord. john mccarthy outlines some evidence he'll bring to trial in october. crime scene photos, dna, along with expert analysis of blood splatter and show prints found at the scene. for the first time her lawyer raised issues about her competentes. >> our investigation is still continuing. >>> i'm kristin fisher at the kennedy space center. i watched the final launch with my mother. i watched my mom fly in space when she became the first mother in space. i later watched my dad fly in space. to be here today it was truly impressive to be surrounded by all these current and former space shuttle astronauts as they watch the culmination of this 30-year program. >>> it was also an exciting day for the nasa employees. they created some of the cargo th
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Jul 2, 2011 8:00am EDT
to stick around >> stick around. >> i can guarantee you there's something from a lot of big cities across the country and really something for everyone here this morning. >> all good. >>> the breaking news, former head of the international monetary fund is free to go anywhere he wants as long as he stays in the u.s. a judge friday released dominique strauss-kahn from the u.s. after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the rape case against him. sean hennessey of wcbs in new york has more. >> on this weekend strauss-kahn is enjoying his own freedom. the case is now hanging by a thread. for the first time in weeks, dominique strauss-kahn left his manhattan apartment finally free from house arrest gone with the ankle bracelet after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the housekeeper who accused him of sexual assault. >> there are substantial credibility issues. >> reporter: prosecutors admitted the 32-year-old told them a series of lies and her whereabouts after the attack, first claiming to hiding in the hallway, but later admitted to cleaning two rooms. >> i underst
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
early show" here on a monday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> big sports news this weekend. >> huge. >> you had to seeing it, everybody is talking about it. women's world cup soccer, after one of the most thrilling girls in the history of soccer, penalty kicks, ally krieger. tied up. everyone saying lights out, it's over, they're going over. they tie it up, shoot-out they take it 5-2 over brazil and now in the semifinals. >> they're going to meet france on twewednesday. just fantastic to watch. i love watching the players, how excited they are. brazil no joke when it comes to soccer. >> 12 years to the day after brandy chastain the shirt -- you remember that. >> i do. i do. >>> first we want to touch on yes, the debt ceiling. starting to sound like a broken record. the deadline is looming for raising the debt ceiling. there were more talks at the white house on sunday. still no resolution. president obama told lawmakers be prepared to meet again today and every day until a deal is reached. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has the latest for us t
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Jul 19, 2011 4:30am EDT
more than eight months after big banks and mortgage companies promise to stop the illegal practices. they led to a nationwide halt of home foreclosures. county officials in at least three states have received thousands of mortgage documents with questionable signatures since last fall. >>> by friday, we could all be saying good-bye to border's. it heads to court for approval to liquidate after failure to receive any bids that would keep it in business. about 400 remaining stores could close as early as friday. that would put thousands of people out of work. borders had been in talk to sell itself to a private equity investor but the talks have collapsed. sad to see it go. it is the second biggest chain in the country. we're talking about 11,000 employees that are being put out of work. >> i passed by the one in silver spring, i was surprised to see nothing that suggested they were going out of business. >> i still like paper books. >> i do, too. >> even with my kindle, i still love paper. thank you, jess. >>> well, one mid-atlantic hospital has the name the best in the country. >> l
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 1:35am EDT
and big names? >> it's funny you remember the name of the one woman who took her shirt off. >> how about mia ham. i get your point. they are one win from immortal. abby is the new hero. a french fry. plus, not sure if calling the commissioner a crook is going to help solve the lockout and tonight's big joke was dodger blue. 9sports next. >>> it's time for 9sports with brett haber, the best sports in town. >>> if you are a woman in your 30s who grew up playing soccer, there's a good chance you idolize mia ham or tiffany. they won a world cup and made soccer cool. now a generation later, abby hopes solo and ali kreiger are going it again. the semifinals against france. it was her head that brought the 1-1 tie. and just three minutes later, alex mohr began down the left wing. right over the goalie's hand, part of a 3-1 u.s. victory today. on to the final for the first time since 1999. >> i knew from the very beginning we were going to find a way to win. not this team's mentality. we do it for our country. g back here at home after 14 years with the team, junior is leaving the wizards.
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Jul 2, 2011 7:30pm EDT
one. iraq is on page one? >> in the ends of july, this is going to be up this big on page one finish they're in the deal. he's got to -- [everyone talking at once] >> unemployment rate on page one! >> if the unemployment rate comes out high, it will be the lead story in the newspaper, john. >> it will dominate the story that we just had? >> it will dominate if for a couple days. >> there will be a deal. >> there will be a deal? >> and there will be a deal and neither side will be happy. each side will give the other side something. they're -- >> not the taxes. that won't be part of the deal. taxes will not be part of the deal. >> what do you 90. >> tax revenues -- [everyone talking at once] >> they'll find something, i think, to agree on finally. i don't know whether it will be on august 2 or august 5th. but unemployment rate is not off the front pages. unemployment is -- on the number-one issue in 20% of american names. you have the biggest unemployment we've had since the great despres in real terms that. is what will kill obama's prospects if he doesn't do something about. it. >>
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Jul 4, 2011 11:00pm EDT
springs actually cancelled their fireworks show. but over all the big one going off. maybe saw light sprinkles this evening. no severe thunderstorm warnings issued tonight. that's the good news. we still see a little bit of action on the doppler radar. look at the green you see out to the west basically out towards 66 and 81. we have some showers. light stuff here. not amounting to a whole lot. but around warrenton, chantilly getting some light showers and bethesda getting light sprinkles as well. 73 in leesburg. all the way down to 69 in martinsburg. now, what we're expecting the next few days, cloudy but dry as you're heading back to work and then becoming sunny and hot in a lot of places. chance of showers and thunderstorms do remain with us pretty much all week. the frontal system doesn't really want to move on that quickly through. mere is the future cast -- here is the future cast. maybe to the bay we can see some activity. maybe thunderstorm or moderate rainfall there. tomorrow morning some cloudy conditions. the clouds do start to clear upstarting from the north and then head
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Jul 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
a big $22 billion social security payment on august 3. but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expectd. >> in other words, the treasury on august 2 is going to have more cash on hand than what it looked like before. therefore they'll be able to make that big social security payment on august. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. can they go right up to the 11th hour here. >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you start to spook the markets. >> reporter: ric mishkin points out when congress at first rejected the tarp financial rescue package in 2008 the dow plummeted nearly 800 points that day. >> boy, was it a disaster. when you go to the last minute and you're basically saying, you know, don't assume that we have responsible adults, well, that actually has huge, huge costs. we've seen this happen before. let's hope it doesn't happen now. >> reporter: economists say the risk of a default is remote, but the risk of a new recession is very real. if america has to slash its spending to stay under the debt ceiling, the rec
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Jul 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
like a big, wet, soggy blanket. i'm talking humidity, and it's only going to get worst. anny hong with more on yet another heat alert. >> derek, tomorrow is the kind of day you just want to stay inside if you can or definitely get a lot of breaks if you're outside. it's going to be a very hot day. even record breaking heat is on store for your friday. here is a look at the heat alert. we have heat advisories in effect for tomorrow starting at 11:00 a.m. it goes until 9:00 p.m. tomorrow. basically all of the areas shaded in orange. heat index 105-109. so it's going to feel very, very uncomfortable. the right now temperatures in the mid 80s in downtown. 84 in manassas. 84 in leesburg. fredericks cooling down to 75 because of the showers that went through. washington right now at 92 degrees. manassas 92. fredericksburg 94. so it's feeling like very humid out there. mid to upper 90s. live doppler right now we see some showers to the north of us. also saw some severe storms out towards the eastern shore. but right now we have a few passing showers. it can trickle down to dc. for the re
CBS
Jun 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. hundreds of dollars a month gone. >> but who knows $0.40 would be such a big deal. >> theresa made sure she was paying the electric bill to keep her son alive, but she fell behind on the rent and was about to be evicted with her kids. fortunately the case manager for theresa's son stepped in with emergency cash and worked out an agreement with the landlord. the family can stay put at least for now. >>> a fast spreading virus has forced a fairfax county animal shelter to make a heart-breaking decision. they have to put down every single cat. about 80 of them. it took in some cats that had been infected with a respiratory virus that can be deadly. they tried to halt the tragedy and the vets decided to follow the national protocol. that means euthanize all of the cats. dogs are not affected. >>> caught on tape, take your child to workday. the trouble is this guy's work is robbing a convenience store. he brought his 5-year-old boy with him when he knocked off a store. fortunately nobody got store. police later found dad and charged him with robbery and contributing to the delinquency of a m
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Jul 29, 2011 7:00pm EDT
is a big one for the freshman class and it probably saves the speakership of john boehner who has working all week trying to keep up with a bill his party could support. >> reporter: look at the numbers. 22 republicans said no. >> 218 yays, 210 nays. the bill is passed. >> reporter: buying tea party votes with an addition to his bill that restricts a second step debt ceiling increase. >> two things have to happen. a joint committee of the congress must produce a spending cut larger than the increase in the debt limit and both houses of the congress must spend to the states a balanced budget amendment. >> reporter: washington area democrats lined up in opposition. donna edwards of prince george's county. >> the republican majority is ready to jeopardize our entire future for this garbage. >> reporter: fairfax. >> hell, no, you can't. >> reporter: maryland. >> this proposal takes us farther in the wrong direction. >> reporter: and from the president. >> it does not solve the problem and it has no chance of becoming law. >> reporter: the action now moves to the united states senate w
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Jul 13, 2011 5:00am EDT
removed from their families. we'll take a closer look at the chances for big storms later today as well. that's next at 5:14. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. >>> welcome back to 9news now. it is wednesday morning. time, 5:14. howard is off. anny is here. she's been braving the hot weather with it. it was warm even early this morning and still have 80 some degrees. >> when you factor in the humidity, it feels like 85 and it is 5:00 in the morning. crazy. >> steamy start out there. but the good news is you have to get through today. it is not as hot today. then you'll really feel the relief. one more day, i promise. here is a look at your day planner forecast for this wednesday. temperaturewise, around 83 by 9:00 this morning and then we'll warm up into the lower 90s by 1:00. this afternoon, we've got clouds moving in. partly to mostly cloudy for this afternoon. and then we will probably see some showers and some scattered thunderstorms come through. some of the storms could be heavy if not severe because of a cold front coming thr
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Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
wilson. it was a very busy day of wheeling and dealing and the big question, today, of course, who will be the redskins' starting quarterback? we will talk about that at 6:30. mike i know you hate the does pence, but that's why they call it a tease. >> i don't think it's a question that will be easily answered. thank you, kristin. >>> if you would like to check out training camp, you to wait until saturday. open practices every day july 0 july 0th to august 10th except for sundays. practice will begin at 8:30. however you need to go to redskins.com to print out a free invitation to the camp to get in. again, it's free, but you have to print this out. circle august 6th on the calendar as well. burgundy and gold will have fan appreciation day that day. >>> today vincent gray will announce the expansion of the city's pay by phone program, allowing you to pay for meters with your cell phone or through an app on your smart phone. hopefully you will be able to avoid parking tickets. if you have old ones, the city will offer an amnesty program. starting monday any ticket issued before 201
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Jul 27, 2011 6:00am EDT
heat and humidity are coming back in a big way starting tomorrow. the day planner for you on wednesday morning it looks good. sunshine all day. temperatures starting in the 70s. in fact, 77 by 8:00. but mid 80s as we head toward the lunch hour. that we can deal with. 89 at 4:00 p.m. our highs around 90 and by 8:00 p.m., back at 80-degrees, a great night for baseball with the nationals, 72 in easton right now, gaithersburg a very comfy 66. while it'sable 80 down in southern maryland and 70s in the valley and winchester and hagerstown and cumberland in the 60 this has morning. in fact 60s as close astilbe anothersville and haymarket. it is 75 coming in from the andrews air force base. 78 in alexandria this morning. and just off the road over the river if you like, 78 also at reagan national with sunshine. northerly wind at 12 miles an hour. keeping the drier air in place today. but we won't see a return to the humidity as the high pressure that's up to toronto pull east and the winds, they'll start to turn tonight and tomorrow morning. the south and that allows the heat and humidity tomo
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> i hope she pays, big time. >> reporter: remarkably, this is the second member of the nam family to be murdered at this store. richard nam's daughter-in-law was shot and killed near in 2002. three men were arrested in that case. as for ashley owens, she's being held on a $1 million bond. we did learn she has a criminal record in d.c. and prince george's county. we'll have more on that coming up at 6:00. andrea mccarren, 9news now. >> thank you. lesli, to you. >>> well, tonight, loudoun county officials are looking 23450 a why a preschool ren -- are looking into why a preschool reinstated one of its members who was under investigation for sexually assaulting a child. know that same worker is charged with sexually abusing a child at the same school. the one question people may have, why did this happen? how could this happen? >> well, that's the question. nobody seems to be able to answer that for us tonight. but it's very frightening. because the very people parents need to trust to keep their children safe seem to have dropped the ball. >> reporter: parents after 4- year-old who
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Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
investigation into nuclear safety this morning. big story here. we're going to look at a nuclear plant in tennessee called watts bar where a recent federal inspection found more than 40 significant problems. 40. it is a crucial issue, especially after japan's recent nuclear meltdown. one critic says regulators are gambling with people's lives. we're going to hear more from armen keteyian in this investigation. >> something you don't want to miss when you think about the future of this country's energy policy. but we begin with britain's tabloid scandal, and an unprecedented day for the owner at the center of it. rupert murdoch faces questioning by british lawmakers, who want to know more about cell phone hacking, police payoffs, and other alleged wrongdoing by reporters at his newspapers. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer is in london outside the house of parliament with the latest. good morning, liz. >> good morning. the murdochs are going to appear in about 2 1/2 hours from now. technically, at a session of the commons committee on culture, media and sports. but i'll tell you,
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Jul 10, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the u.s. is such a big player. >> a lot's at stake, not only for this economy but for the world. so the president says he wants a deal in the next ten days. hello, i'm bruce johnson and thanks for joining us this sunday night. the good news is they're still talking. congressional leaders met with president barack obama for about an hour and a half tonight. the bad news, no deal that would raise the debt limit. matt joins us live from outside the white house. >> reporter: first, it's believed a deal would have to be reached by july 22nd or the u.s. would have to defacility on its loans for the first time in the u.s. history. for democrats and republicans say they don't want that to happen but tonight the question remains who's willing to compromise? despite the fact that another day has come and gone without a deal to extend the nation's debt limit, president obama says he remains confident that a deal can be done in time to avoid having the u.s. default on its loans. >> we can meet our fiscal challenge. >> reporter: a deal that would raise the country's $14 trillion dollar debt limi
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Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
minutes," "big brother," "undercover boss," and "csi: miami." so another thrilling finish here in the quad cities. and another championship for this favorite son of the midwest, steve stricker. for our entire cbs sports team, thanks for being with us. thanks for being with us. so long from silvis, illinois. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: and good evening. we begin tonight with news of a rare sunday night showdown at the white house. as the race to strike a deficit reduction deal heads to the wire, president obama is meeting with congressional leaders with both sides still far apart. we haved latest on the meeting and what the stakes are. and we begin with senior white house correspondent bill plante. >> reporter: with an august 2nd deadline hanging over them, president obama and congressional leaders both talk to the grand bargain, a deal to cut around $4 trillion in spending and restructure the tax system. but last night house speaker john boehner called it quits saying simply he didn't have the votes to pass something
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Jul 7, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the time for lawmakers to do something big. the president proposes that congress agree to raise the nation's debt celling and slash $4 trillion in federal spending over the next decade. that's double the amount of cuts lawmakers originally considered. both parties are sending signals they're ready to compromise on some major issues. top aides to the president say he's ready to support big reductions in medicare and some cuts to social security. >> what we need to do is to have a balanced approach where everything is on the table. >> in return, republican leaders appear to be open to closing some tax loopholes and ending some federal subsidies that benefit big companies. >> everything's on the table except raising taxes on the american people. >> reporter: today's debt talks come days after house speaker john boehner and president obama met secretly at the white house, hoping to get past political posturing. the two have talked regularly since their round last month. lawmakers have until july 22nd to strike a deal. that gives them enough time to pass the plan before august 2nd. that'
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Jul 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
in custody and is now being questioned by police. but so far, no charges have been filed. so, the big questions now are of course why did this happen and why didn't boozer tell the child's family that their baby was safe. the other big question is how did boozer and the family get here to d.c. all the way from baltimore. of course, a lot of questions still here that are all part of the investigation but the good news is, of course, that this baby is safe and back with his family. back to you, surae. >> interesting saga. thank you, kristin. >>> it is won to the wire and so far, there is no deal in the bid to raise the debt limit and lower the deficit. and there are just eight days to go. well, senate democratic leader harry reid is working on a plan he says meets the republican's two main goals. spending cuts and no new revenue. meanwhile, house speaker john boehner says he's unveiling a proposal today and conservative lawmakers should be prepared to compromise. >>> i would prefer to have a bipartisan approach to solve this problem. if that's not possible, i and my republican colleague
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Jul 20, 2011 4:00am EDT
make a big and expensive announcement. >>> plus new bombshell evidence about casey anthony, did the prosecution leave out critical testimony? this is the "cbs morning news." specialists, lots of doctors, lots of advice... and my hands were full. i couldn't sort through it all. with unitedhealthcare, it's different. we have access to great specialists, and our pediatrician gets all the information. everyone works as a team. and i only need to talk to one person about her care. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. from body and bath shops? with olay get what you love at half the price with new olay body collections, tantalizing fragrances and olay moisturizing ingredients that transform lathering into lavishing. olay body collections. discover customersl are getting five percent cashback bonus at the pump... and at many of the places their summer plans take them. it pays to switch, it pays to discover. >>> check this out, in kanka an exploding manhole in montreal lifted a car high into the air. the geyser of wa
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Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: what do you think about all this prince and princess stuff? >> i'm not a big fan of it. >> reporter: tickets for the polo match here at the santa barbara polo club range between $400 and $4,000. if you want to get up close and personal with the duke and dutchess and they sold out. after the match, the duke and dutchess head back to los angeles. they'll attend a black tie continuer at the balasco theater honoring young british filmmakers. >> a-list actors are clamoring for this to meet royalty. >> reporter: the success of their american tour so far? >> it's gone fantastically well as you can see from the footage and pictures. they are loving it. i knew they were excited when they left. >> reporter: and so are their fans. sandra hughes, cbs news, santa barbara. >>> proceeds tpro the polo match will benefit the american friends of prince william and prince harry. >>> coming up on 9 news now, one of the most popular search allegiance of the world comes to capitol hill. what the dalai lama is saying about world piece. >>> olga. >> so far humidity this week has been bearable,
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Jul 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
gearing up for a very big event next weekend. staffers went to a couple shelters in west virginia early this week and they brought back 30 animals. five cats, 25 dogs. vets will spend the next week or so checking the pets for any health issues or behavioral problems, and then they'll be ready for new homes. >> we're having a big adopt a on this the weekend of the 6th and 7th and we'll be open for 33 hours and we are anticipate that large animals and they're great animals will be able to get into people's homes by the weekend. >> if you'd like to learn more about the animals that are available for adoption at the rescue league, and you'd like to see their adorable pictures, you just have to log on to our website, wusa9.com, and look for this story on the news. >>> today is the annual pony auction in virginia. about 130 ponies were herded across the channel yesterday. it's the annual tradition, and it's made famous by marguerite henry's 1947 novel, misty of chincoteague. the money raised will support the volunteer fire company. >>> howard is here with the forecast. get ready, hot we
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Jul 1, 2011 7:00pm EDT
earlier in the week that there were concerns that a big spike in damn might mean a big -- in demand might mean a big spike in prices, but prices are as low at $100 a bushel, and we're talking large jumbo crab. i hear it's not going to be as hot as we thought. >> we'll feel the humidity on saturday, but it's not going to be too bad. i think it's bearable, as long as you prepare for t here's a look at the current conditions. temperatures right now in the upper 80s, near downtown, culpepper per 86, cumberland, 86. tonight, yeah, go have dinner outside, get that walk in. clear and cool, once again. open the windows, give the ac a break, lows 58 to 68 degrees, and winds will be light. here's the beach and boating forecast. a lot of you folks are doing that, saturday, low 80s, waves 1 to 2 feet, on sunday, warmer, and waves will be again 1 to 2 feet, south wind, 10-15. chance of storms, to the east for the ocean, for tomorrow, 82-86 degrees and winds from the south at 10-15 degrees. i'll have more on your holiday forecast coming up later. back to you. >> thank you. >>> if you are trying t
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Jul 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
reporting from downtown d.c. >>> we've got a commuter alert about a big pro jengt. crews will be paving 495 twen between the springfield interchange and the heming avenue overpass and that means two lanes will be closed between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. every night through thursday anyway. drivers will be dealing with crews completely closing down telegraph road in the future. they'll be working between duke street and huntington avenue tonight between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. those lanes will be closed wednesday and friday night. more warnings popping up in the office. >>> frederick county, maryland, pretty heavy storm now north of frederick. this is moving toward westminster. we also have a severe thunderstorm warning for loudoun county until 7:15. a storm heading toward leesburg. we'll track them all when we come back. >>> still ahead, tough talk. a look at the latest on the efforts to raise the debt ceiling. >>> first, whoa, baby. a look at where this not so little guy weighs in. it's kind of shocking. you'll want to be around for that. ♪ ♪ stay inside? nah. not when you have a five-s
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Jul 30, 2011 1:35am EDT
holding a nation hostage and now boehner's big move gets rejected. >> this is 9news now. >>> will now a little more than three days left until the united states runs out of money to pay all its bills. >> failing to find that elusive compromise congress has left for the night and parts to resume the partisan warfare tomorrow. gary neurenberg is in the position tonight of reporting developments but no progress. gary? >> reporter: well said, derek. after a week of write and rewrites the house finally passed this evening a bill to cut spending and temporarily raise the debt ceiling. less than two hours later the senate killed it. the house republican bill only passed because it included a nearly insurmountable prerequisite to raising the debt ceiling again at the end of the year. >> both houses of the congress must send to the states a balanced budget amendment. >> reporter: the president warned. >> it does not solve the problem and it has no chance of becoming law. >> reporter: no democratic voted for it, 22 republicans voted no. but. >> yays 218, nays 210. the bill passed. >> reporter: on
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Jul 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
time of year but rarely are they this big or this strong. i didn't know they had monsoons. >> this is their rainy season out there. >> doesn't rain that much though, does it? >> no. actually, it canceled flights and delayed flights. >> i can only imagine. >> we actually -- kind of pleasant outside. yes, it is humid. let's start with temperatures. not crazy hot though. mid-80s downtown. that's reasonable. upper 80s now as you head up into leesburg, martinsburg. down to the south in the low 80s in culpeper. and 81 in fredericksburg. 82 in andrews. not bad. we are in a summer pattern. no doubt about that. muggy storms mainly south and east tonight. pretty much taken them out of the immediate metro area. afternoon showers and thunderstorms possible thursday. and even a better chance of showers and thunderstorms on friday. in fact, thursday nifray mornin be a little bit of a mess. for tonight though let's just say partly cloudy and muggy. some patch fog late. lows 68 to 74 and winds out of the southwest at about 10. inside the beltway in downtown, a little bit uncomfortable tonight. low to
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Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm EDT
noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> lawyers are pressing prosecutors to drop sexual assault charges against dominique straus-khan. prosecutors are considering whether they can go forward after finding his accuser lied to them. defense lawyers called a meeting with the prosecution today "productive." >>> the army psychiatrist charged in the deadly fort hood rampage will face the death penalty. this after the base commander determined that major nidal malik hasan will be saying it was more costly and time consuming. >>> james bulger pled not guilty to 19 murder counts. that plea in a boston federal court came 16 years after bulger fled the city when a federal agent warned him that there was an upcoming i
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Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm EDT
tons of traffic. so what do you do till the big show at 9:10? there will be tons of activities, family related activities on the mall. the smithsonian folklife festival will be here and a reintactment of the signing of the independence. and they give you a copy of the deb clair racing of -- decoration of -- declaration of independence for you to take home. >>> if you're going outside this holiday weekend, it is going to be a scorcher that could really makes thing having on the fourth of july. things will start to heat up. we're feeling the heat but it's not too bad because of the humidity. temperatures downtown 90, leaseberg, 88, barnsberg 86, and the dew point, these are really nice, in the 40s and the 50s, but they'll start creeping up, starting tomorrow. tomorrow we can expect clear and cool again. opt windows and the lows will be 58 to downtown. beach and boating, it's that time of year, upper 80s and 90s. on sunday, 89 to 94 degrees. and we head over to the ocean, 82 to 86 degrees and lots of sunshine and winds out of the south. and for sunday, 85 and 90 and the water temp
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Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
enough time to act. >> there's enough time to get something big done. the president made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> the house will vote on tuesday on the republican- backed measure, but the proposal would drastically cut spending and rule out new taxes, and it's not expected to pass the senate. >>> time for the latest your money report in the morning. >> jess is here. >> fingers crossed for today. it was a rough week last week. a lot of it because of what mike was talking about, the debt problems in the u.s. and europe, overshadowing the strong corporate profits. last week the market dropped 2%. that was the worst week in nearly a year, but friday was not horrible. the dow standing at 12479, adding 42 points in trading on friday. the nasdaq up by 27 points, up 1%, and the s&p 500 up by about 7. it will be a fairly light week on tap for economic data. still wall street will be a wash in the corporate news this week. in total, more than a fifth of the s&p 500 companies, and half the 30 member dow jones industrial market will report their profits, including mcdona
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Jul 26, 2011 5:00pm EDT
smaller fries? still ahead, some big changes are coming to mcdonald's. top. >> well lesli, it is hot, but not humid. we talked about this yesterday. it's actually bearable. temperature 94 downtown. 91 in gaithersburg. we'll come back to how long it will stay with us and talk about dangerous heat just around the corner. >> up next, as norway still reels from last week's deadly terror attack, the lawyer defending the suspect says the confessed killer may plead insanity. >>> police have released some of the names of the people, 76 of them killed in a bombing and shooting spree that rocked that nation. the victims and the lawyer for the killer are now speaking out. >> reporter: 16-year-old didn't think she would see her family again. she was on the island when the gunman opened fire. >> i wasn't that scared of my own life. it was that i thought, i'm not able to say good-bye. >> she jumped into a boat to escape the bullets. she says that split second decision saved her life. >> i'm so sure i wouldn't have survived if i swam. >> 76 people died and a bombing in oslo. the lawyer for conf
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Jul 24, 2011 9:00am EDT
morning, it's still mostly hot. mostly everywhere. residents of the big apple yesterday had it particularly bad. >> can hardly breathe out there. it's tough. >> reporter: some new york residents took advantage of cooling centers, as city sidewalks sizzled. >> we're getting heated from above and below and all around. in fact, in every direction. >> reporter: columbia university climate researcher says urban areas tend to hold on to heat making residents all the more miserable. but misery has plenty of company. across the nation yesterday, heat advisories were posted in more than two dozen states. oklahoma city has now had 31 days of triple-digit readings. in the south, a summer of extreme temperatures has made drought conditions even worse. but not everyone is complaining. in northern virginia where the mercury hit 100 degrees yesterday, the extreme heat didn't stop this civil war re-enactment. men wearing wool uniforms marked the 150th anniversary of the battle of bull run. >> your body after a while in the wool gets a little acclimated to the heat. >> reporter: again forecaste
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Jul 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
, during the overnight period, 1:00 a.m. big time storms down southern calvert, st. mary's county. those have since left. behind it, it is quiet this morning with temperatures running in the mid to the upper 70s across the metro. 81 here in washington. 76 in sterling. 77 in columbia. and andrews is 76. widening the pics, culpepper and cumberland, manassas at 72. your highs today, we can deal with this. temperatures will be in the upper 80s to low 90s for most. us with the chance for storms. angie goff. you've got traffic. >> very good this morning. thank you, howard. hello, everybody. hope you're off to a great start on this monday. so far, so good out there. green light stays on. we want to take you to our maps. notice no incidents across the way. zooming on in to 66, clear out of haymarket making your way to centreville. we'll move it on to our maps again, i want to show you everyone is checking out ok. still down to 95 though going northbound. we're still looking at about a 50-minute commute. not bad out of fredericksburg toward the mixing bowl. as for your travel times on the
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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
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Jul 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
housekeepers. today he walked out with a big smile on his face. multiple charges of sexual assault are still pending. prominent attorneys we spoke to today said the case is all about over. >> pelley: is the prosecution saying she lied under oath? >> if it's determined -- we saw in the piece there were issues regarding her testimony. if she deliberately-- & the key word is deliberately-- lied to the grand jury she could face perjury charges. >> pelley: the case has been a sensation in france where strauss-kahn was once thought of as a leading contender for president. we asked mark phillips to look at the reaction there. >> reporter: there are many in flans who were suspicious from the beginning of the case against dominique strauss-kahn. they resented what they saw as a rush to judgment and were appalled at the humil eighting perp walk the senior figure in french politics was subjected to. but whatever the insult, strauss-kahn's political career as a potential challenger to french president nicholas sarkozy appeared to be over. tonight, though, french newscasts were reporting that t
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